Would you like to participate in a Cosmetic
Surgery Clinical Research Trial for Abdominoplasty (Tummy Tuck)?
The Hunstad Kortesis Center has been selected by Cohera Medical, Inc.,
as one of the 6 plastic surgery centers in the US to participate in this
national clinical research trial to test an experimental product to aid
in wound closure following abdominoplasty surgery.
You MAY qualify for this study if you:
Are 18 years of age or older
Are a non-smoker
Are in general good health
Are not pregnant or nursing
Have had no previous
Agree to not schedule any
additional elective surgeries involving an incision to the abdomen
until your study participation is complete
Are available for follow up
evaluations for 1 year following surgery and everyday in the
immediate postoperative period
Do not have Diabetes
Do not form Keloids or Raised
Do not take medications for your
heart, pre-existing infections, immunosuppressant’s or steroids.
Have a BMI of less than 35
Abdominoplasty surgery will be performed by our Board Certified
Plastic Surgeons, Drs Joseph P. Hunstad and Bill G. Kortesis. They
will be performing the surgery in our fully accredited surgical
center with a Board Certified Anesthesiologist. Qualified
participants will be required to pay a nominal fee of $2500 and all
laboratory and prescriptions cost of approximately $375. $500 will
be reimbursed in increments on follow-up visits. Please call us at
704-659-9000 ONLY if you feel you meet the above criteria.